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statisticsplural noun

 us   /stəˈtɪs·tɪks/ (infml stats,  /stæts/ )
a ​collection of ​numericalfacts or ​measurements, as about ​people, ​businessconditions, or ​weather: The statistics show that, in ​general, women ​livelonger than men.
statistical
adjective  us   /stəˈtɪs·tɪ·kəl/
There is little statistical ​evidence to ​support the ​idea that ​stocks do ​better in ​summer than in other ​seasons.
statistically
adverb  us   /stəˈtɪs·tɪk·li/

statisticsnoun [U]

 us   /stəˈtɪs·tɪks/
the ​science of using ​informationdiscovered from ​collecting, ​organizing, and ​studyingnumbers
(Definition of statistics from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “statistics”
in Korean 통계학…
in Arabic إحْصائيّات…
in Malaysian perangkaan…
in French statistiques…
in Russian статистика…
in Italian statistica…
in Turkish istatistik, istatistik bilimi…
in Polish statystyka…
in Spanish datos estadísticos…
in Vietnamese số liệu thống kê…
in Portuguese estatística…
in Thai สถิติ…
in German die Statistik…
in Catalan estadística…
in Japanese 統計…
in Indonesian statistik…
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